Hit a HIT with your Irony: Filmmaking!

When Indian cinema was repackaged as “Bollywood” some time in the 1990s, the word became shorthand for film-making that mixed high drama, slapstick comedy, family values, ill-concealed sexuality and dozens of elaborate song-and-dance sequences into a nifty three-hour package. The appeal of these movies baffled some, seduced others and amused many. One of this summer’s […]

Setup and Payoff technique- Make your films Extraordinary!

Setup and payoff is a technique used in storytelling, particular in humor, in which a seemingly irrelevant detail or statement is “set up” early in the story, and has an importance that becomes very clear later (i.e. “pays off”) later. Back to the Future was praised as a film so tightly written that not a single line of […]

Best advice on sending out a script!

Congratulations! You’ve completed your script and it’s ready to be submitted to companies. You’ve made sure that it’s really and truly ready for submission by receiving feedback from trusted sources. Now what? If you don’t have an agent, manager, or entertainment attorney who knows the ins and outs of the film industry and can get your screenplay into […]

Best UFO Movies on July 2nd : to watch!

Alien movies can take several forms. What are the best alien movies? Many films about extraterrestrials, alien abductions, or visitors from other planets turn them into traditional horror villains. These “alien war” movies tend to follow a simple pattern: 1) UFOs arrive on Earth, 2) a misunderstanding or outright evil intent sparks a war between […]

Movies and Life

Life isn’t always fun, and at times, we always want to break ourselves from the stressed life. That’s when we decide to have some fun, by either forgetting our stress or by forcefully pushing all our stress out of our life. Movies often enter into our life at this point of time. We would not […]

Tik Tik Tik – A review

Watching movies has always been fun for people. People generally consider watching a movie when they really want to have a break from life. In the recent times, movies are highly large in number when the productions are considered. Choosing a movie under a particular category that would interest you would be a difficult task, […]

Malini 22 – A review

How would it feel when you are a woman who is left alone all by yourself? How would it feel when you are just 22, and you have no other choice than taking up the responsibility of life? How would you feel when you, being a woman, is so innocent and therefore, gullible to the […]

The Art of shooting inside a car!

A car is a challenging environment to shoot in—especially when it’s moving. If you’re finding it difficult to figure out how to approach capturing a scene inside what is basically a tiny mobile set, DP Julia Swain, who previously showed us how to light car scenes, names 6 essential shots in this video from Aputure. https://youtu.be/BFUIRO5Jobo […]

Actor’s Role in Director’s vision!

Unorganized, disorganized—it seems all very excusable for artists, who typically think and live “outside the box.” They are expected to be that way. But actors have it different from other artists, such as sculptors, painters, writers, and poets, who can walk in disheveled and unorganized to a professional meeting. As long as they can produce […]